Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
the circumstances of his death. >> you know, erin mclaughlin joins us from london. what does this discovery of richard iii mean? >> hi, christine. historians really think this is an opportunity to rewrite history. these are the culmination of months of detailed analysis, including dna testing, radio carbon testing, environmental sampling, and not only tell us beyond any sort of reasonable doubt that this was, in fact, richard iii, but they begin to paint a picture as to who this man was. he was 32 years old when he died. he was suffered from severe scoliosis or curvature of the spine, died at the battle of bosworth due to blunt trauma at the back of his head. his naked body strewn to a horse, brought to a grave and hastily dug and thrown in there without a shroud or coffin. we hope this will paint a different picture of richard iii, one that challenges shakespeare's portrayal of a i'll ha vile and evil monster. >> you hear of this story at the tower of london, how he killed his nephews, the little boys. and this was a medieval time when these were the things that dukes and kings did to each
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
will be approaching the area and could bring a bit of ice to north erin parts of the area tomorrow morning. we clear out by tomorrow afternoon. cooler on tuesday. highs on the in the 40's with breezy winds. >> thanks ava and we're back with another update at 8:56. see you then. >>> we are back on a sunday morning, february 10th, 2013. we thank the people that have come to share part of their sunday morning. lester holt alongside erica hill, jenna wolfe. still to come, we are going to talk about some criticism for actress, melissa mccarthy. it comes from a critic. in the movie, the critic focuses on her weight. is it unfair? we're going to get into that coming up >>> you have seen these commercials where people are blindfolded and put them into an absolutely does gusting stinky situation. it turns out there is some real science to not only those ads but our sense of smell and how things like your sight can actually affect it. we're going to dig in deep to that one this morning. real deep. >> plus, i'm going to make you guys do that. >> that's what i was waiting for. >> then, it is that time of year.
Feb 3, 2013 3:00am PST
presented? brett favre presented along with erin rogers two guys who didn't get along when they were playing because they were both competing for packer job. mvp which everybody wanted and worried about. it went to no doubt about it minnesota vikings running back adrian peterson, he was happy. >> i'm kind of speechless. this is amazing. you know, to join a great grouch legends is so inspiring. it feels good. >> i mean, this guy had his knee torn up. this time he was 6 weeks into what would be reconstructive knee surgery ends up 9 yards shy of the greatest season of any running back history. next year he won't be able to accept the award he is going to be playing in the super bowl with his teammates. 15 finalists, knocked it down to 10. when it was all said and done, seven made the final cut, warren sapp, jonathan ogden of the ravens. appropriate midfield to get the honor. bill parcells, larry allen of the dallas cowboys. the most emotional chris carter from the eagles and vikings. >> he didn't hear any names. >> it's the most amazing thing that's happened to me. if you look at my career and
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
:26 on this tuesday, february 12th. i'm erin gilchrist. learning new information on the breaks news out of college park. mufrd murder of three students. megan mcgrath live now with more. >> reporter: well, aaron, the shots were fired here in the front yard of this home on 36th avenue and the shooter committed suicide in the backyard. you can see here the neighbor's vehicle here. this suv. the rear window shut out. this bizarre murder/suicide began to unfold at about 1:00 this morning. this house is, there are three university of maryland students who live here. around 1:00 in the morning, police say that one of those students started a fire in the basement. he was confronted by his two roommates. as they were fleeing the house, that third roommate opened fire. one of the students was killed. the shooter then went to the rear of the house and committed suicide. all of this still under investigation. we'll have the latest coming up later on our shows. reporting live in college park, megan mcgrath. back to you. >>> a l >>> good morning. sunshine today, a bit of a blustery winds. highs low 50s. tomorr